Although there’ve been more than 2 million jobs created nationwide during the last two years, there are still 6 million people unemployed who had jobs before the recession. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden says small companies are the ones most likely to consider hiring someone who’s unemployed.
It’s well known that the Christmas buying season is a make or break time for many businesses. How strong will buying be this year? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden provides his outlook.